Analysis

Top Transportation Rulings Of 2021

By Linda Chiem (December 22, 2021, 8:58 AM EST) -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling clarifying the limits of specific personal jurisdiction for automakers, appellate decisions hampering ride-share and ride-hail drivers' efforts to pursue class actions, and shielding California workplace regulations from federal preemption are among the biggest court decisions of 2021 impacting the transportation industry.

Here, Law360 looks back at a few notable transportation-related court rulings of 2021.

High Court Rebuffs Ford's Jurisdictional Workaround

The U.S. Supreme Court in March clarified the limits of specific personal jurisdiction by ruling that Ford Motor Co. could be sued in Montana and Minnesota over accidents involving used cars initially sold out of state...

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